He met and fell in love with Isobel Flemming when she visited Mystic Falls before she turned into a vampire. After she turned, John left town for a while before coming back in Under Control. He was a member of the Town Council. John, along with Alaric Saltzman , possesses a ring that prevents its bearer from being killed by something supernatural. John and Grayson inherited these rings.
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The two were originally friends when Hope lived in New Orleans with her family , and the two interacted only briefly when Landon served her at the Mystic Grill. The two grew closer and eventually fell in love with one another, much to the dismay off Rafael Waithe , Landon's best friend who also had feelings for Hope. The two enjoyed a steady relationship and were willing to do anything for one another. Hope eventually sacrificed herself for Landon and her friends by jumping into Malivore , essentially erasing her from the world; including the feelings Landon had for her. Upon her return from Malivore, she was upset to see that Landon had began a relationship with Josie Saltzman , however he still seems to have flashbacks of her whenever he comes back from the dead — something he mentioned to Hope in Since When Do You Speak Japanese? Later on, when Josie returns everyones memories, the relationship between Hope and Landon again becomes complicated.
The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural teen drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec , based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. The series premiered on The CW on September 10, , and concluded on March 10, , having aired episodes over eight seasons. The pilot episode attracted the largest audience for The CW of any series premiere since the network began in ;  the first season averaged 3. In April , lead actress Nina Dobrev , who played Elena Gilbert , confirmed that she would be leaving the show after its sixth season. Dobrev returned to record a voiceover for the seventh-season finale and returned as a guest star in the series finale.
While the central supernatural character was the vampire, the vampires couldn't have existed without the help of the witches. The witches created daylight rings to allow vampires to exist in the day like ordinary people. Further back, we find that the original vampires were created by a witch, their mother. Throughout the series, there have been numerous witches, especially in The Originals.